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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Community Neurology Specialist Nurse Team

This service was developed and supported by NHS Oxfordshire in partnership with the Oxford University Hospitals.

There are five Community Neurology Specialist Nurses, each one leading on a particular neurological condition (MS, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy and rare neurological conditions).

We work together as a team, to provide advice, guidance and support for people and their families living with long-term neurological conditions, locally, when and where it is needed.

There are some long-term neurological conditions that are supported by other established services. If this applies to you, then we will ensure that we signpost you to the appropriate service.

We work closely with the Oxford University Hospitals based Neurology Specialist Nurses and Neurologists, and we include patients in all aspects of their care.

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What we offer

  • Nurse-led clinics around Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire - to provide sensitive assessment, problem-solving and support. This may include referrals to other services where required.
  • Home visits (where appropriate).
  • Free support, advice and education to community healthcare professionals and other residential and social care providers in the community.

Referrals

Contact us

  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays): 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Community Neurology Specialist Nurse Team: 01865 737465
  • Email: ouh.cnsns@nhs.net
  • Telephone Clinic: Tuesdays 9.00am - 10.00am staffed by Specialist Nurse

If you require urgent advice outside of these hours, please contact your GP or out of hours GP service.

Please note: The Specialist Nurses are often out of office on home visits or clinics. If you do leave a message they will ring you back as soon as possible, this can sometimes be the following working day.

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